Kei Nishikori (JPN) had a much easier time today against the brilliant but inconsistent  Benoit Paire (FRA). Nishikori won 6-3, 6-2. He’s into his third consecutive final and hopes that Nadal does not interrupt his plans.
 Rafael Nadal (ESP) had some resistance from the always dangerous German,  Philipp Kohlschreiber. Nadal won 6-3, 6-3 and will get the opportunity to play for his ninth Barcelona title; however, standing in his way is a familiar foe, Nishikori.
BRD NASTASE TIRIAC TROPHY
 Federico Delbonis (ARG) ran into the in-form young Frenchman,  Lucas Pouille. Pouille is showing the form that got him noticed when he first burst on the scene in 2012. Pouille won 7-6(4), 6-3 and gets the opportunity to contest his first ATP singles title.
 Fernando Verdasco (ESP) defeated his countryman,  Guillermo Garcia Lopez 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Verdasco is hoping to win his first singles title since 2014.
PORSCHE TENNIS GRAND PRIX
Defending Champion,  Angelique Kerber (GER) kept her hopes alive by defeating  Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.
Qualifier,  Laura Siegemund (GER) continues to play impressive tennis. Today she knocked out  Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 6-4, 6-2. She is in her first WTA singles final and is hoping to defeat her countrywoman and defending champion to claim her first title.
TEB BNP PARIBAS ISTANBUL CUP
 Danka Kovinic (MNE) defeated  Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 7-5, 6-4. Kovinic will contest her second career WTA singles final.
Hometown favorite,  Cagla Buyukakcay defeated  Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 6-0, 7-5. Buyukakcay will contest her first career WTA singles final and is hoping that the crowd support will spur her on to victory tomorrow.